NTSB Identification: NYC85LA191.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28380.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 24, 1985 in PLYMOUTH, MA
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 2-33A, registration: N2039T
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE AIRCRAFT WAS TOWED TO AN ALT OF 3000 FT. THE PLT SET UP FOR LANDING AND ENTERED THE PATTERN AT THE INITIAL POINT AT ABOUT 1200 FT. THE APCH WENT NORMALLY UNTIL THE BASE LEG.AFTER TURNING ONTO THE BASE LEG, THE PLT EXPERIENCED A HIGH SINK RATE. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO EXTEND THE GLIDE BY INCREASING THE AIRSPEED AND TURNING DIRECTLY TO THE FINAL LEG. THE ACFT COLLIDED SHORT OF THE RWY IN A WOODED AREA.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

DESCENT..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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